Tindale's Catalogue of Australian Aboriginal Tribes
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Tatitati (VIC)
LocationFrom 8 miles (13 km.) below Euston to 15 miles (25 km.) above Murrumbidgee junction chiefly on southern bank of the Murray River but extending north to Benanee. Smyth on his map apparently transposed this name with his 'Litchy-Litchy' (i.e., Latjilatji). Cameron (1885) indicated the tribe as principally on the northern side of the river; other information places them only on the southern bank. Robinson in 1846 encountered them at Lake Benanee (Benearne). Richardson, perhaps following Smyth, lists them as near Lake Victoria which seems to be too far downriver.
Co-ordinates142°55'E x 34°45'S
Area900 sq. m. (2,300 sq. km.)
ReferencesGreat Britain, House of Commons Paper, 1844; Eyre, 1845; Robinson, 1846 MS; Beveridge, 1862, 1884; Smyth, 1878; Cameron in Howitt, 1884, 1904; Cameron, 1885; Fraser in Threlkeld, 1892; Mathews, 1898 (Gr. 6464); Richardson, 1899; Howitt, 1904; Tindale, 1940; Donaldson, 1956 MS.
Alternative NamesTunggut (valid alternative), Tataty (['ta:ti] = no), Tatatha, Tat(h)i, Ta-ta-thi, Tar-tarthee, Ta-tathi, Taa-tatty, Darty-Darty, Nimp-mam-wern (lit. Light lip).
This information is reproduced from NB Tindale's Aboriginal Tribes of Australia (1974). Please be aware that much of the data relating to Aboriginal language group distribution and definition has undergone revision since 1974. Please note also that this catalogue represents Tindale's attempt to depict Aboriginal tribal distribution at the time of European contact.

Collection AA338 Norman Barnett Tindale